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Friday

January 22, 2010
1:01 pm

King Day keynote looks at Mays '20 and his hopes for integrated church

“Can we keep the faith when our dreams are imperfectly realized? I hope that we can.”

Monday was an especially fitting day for this question posed by historian Barbara Savage as she concluded her keynote speech for Bates’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.

Friday

January 22, 2010
12:59 pm

Impressions from Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2010

Seven Bates students share their impressions from the myriad programming the college offered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2010.

Sunday

January 17, 2010
8:10 am

King Day focus: 'Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere'

An expert in African American political and religious history gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The college traditionally cancels classes and offers special programming for King Day. This year’s theme is “Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere: What is the Dream?”

Monday

January 11, 2010
2:25 pm

Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity

Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity Curated by Craig Saddlemire ’05 and commisssioned…

Monday

January 11, 2010
9:26 am

Calendar of events for 2010 Bates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sunday, Jan. 17 7 p.m. Worship service: A sermon by Barbara D. Savage, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social…

Thursday

January 7, 2010
5:49 pm

2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall (unless otherwise noted), Monday, Jan. 18: Session I, 1 to 2…

Thursday

February 26, 2009
12:44 pm

For mayor of Auburn, a remarkable current event

Auburn mayor John Jenkins ’74 was the subject of a story by longtime Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz, who wrote, “Forty years ago last spring, John Jenkins stood on the stage at his high school in Newark, N.J., and proudly shook the hand of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday

January 6, 2009
12:00 pm

Bates King Day offers 'Inaugurating Change' theme

Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, is the keynote speaker for the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Tuesday

January 8, 2008
11:52 am

Bates King Day offers 'Old Roots, New Struggles' theme

The Rev. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr., Morehouse College professor of religion, is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggles.”

Scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Bates College Chapel, Carter’s address is part of a celebration of King’s life and work that includes performances, art exhibitions, workshops and orations. All events are open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6400 or see a complete list of events scheduled for Martin Luther King Day.

Wednesday

January 31, 2007
1:40 pm

2007 Martin Luther King Day photographs

The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day.